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The United States presidential election of 1868 was the 21st qu...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
The United States presidential election of 1868 was the 21st quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1868. It was the first presidential election to take place after the American Civil War, during the period referred to as Reconstruction. As three of the former Confederate states (Texas, Mississippi, and Virginia) were not yet restored to the Union, their electors could not vote in the election.
united states presidential election, 1868

Quincy lawyer pushed for Grant presidency

Herald-Whig - 22 Jul 2018
So, when Morris, who had encouraged fellow Democrats to support Republican Grant in the 1868 presidential election and invited the Civil War general to Quincy, Grant agreed. The visit was not what Grant expected. As a soldier, Grant had known the ...
united states presidential election, 1868

This Week in History:

Utica Observer Dispatch - 11 Aug 2018
3, Taft and Sherman defeated Democrats William Jennings Bryan and John Worth Kern – winning 321 electoral votes and 29 states to their opponents' 162 votes and 17 states – and became 27th president and vice president of the United States. ...
united states presidential election, 1868

1988: Bush names 'Man of the Future' Dan Quayle as running mate

WRTV Indianapolis - 16 Aug 2018
Vice President Mike Pence joined the elite group of Hoosiers when he was elected 48th Vice President of the United States in 2016. From 1868 to 1916, Indiana was known as “The Mother of Vice Presidents.” In 10 of those 13 elections, either the ...
united states presidential election, 1868

Originalism on Trial

lareviewofbooks - 15 Aug 2018
But it's just the beginning of the narrative in The Justice of Contradictions: Antonin Scalia and the Politics of Disruption, an absorbing new book by Richard L. Hasen, professor of law at the University of California, Irvine. ...
united states presidential election, 1868

Today's Voter Suppression Tactics Have A 150 Year History

TPM - 26 Jul 2018
During the 1901 convention, Alabama delegates circulated copies of Massachusetts' voting laws with the Bay State's grandfather clause, literacy test, registration requirement, and secret ballots, all intended to make voting more difficult for ...
united states presidential election, 1868

President Ulysses S. Grant: A friend of Reconstruction

Weekly Challenger - 26 Jul 2018
He was a firm believer that federal troops would be needed to enforce the new Civil War amendments passed by Congress: the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution. Upon Grant's election to the presidency in 1868 and his ...
united states presidential election, 1868

Medical Mystery: Did abolitionists poison this president?

Philly.com - 03 Aug 2018
Barely two months after winning election as the nation's 15th president, James Buchanan traveled from his home state of Pennsylvania to Washington and checked into the plush National Hotel in January 1857 to prepare for his inauguration in March.
united states presidential election, 1868

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY: Seymour greeted by crowds along route home

Utica Observer Dispatch - 23 Jul 2018
1868, 150 years ago. Enthusiastic reception. Horatio Seymour, unanimously nominated by the Democratic Party to run for president of the United States in November, leaves Albany by train at 1:15 p.m. and heads east for his country home in Deerfield ...
united states presidential election, 1868

Dismantling a Fake Argument Against Birthright Citizenship

Bloomberg - 24 Jul 2018
Travel to the U.S. is much easier now than it was in 1868, the U.S. now has laws restricting immigration — which it didn't yet then — and one could argue that birthright citizenship has become a “magnet” for those looking to circumvent those laws, as ...
united states presidential election, 1868

The president, civil liberties, and impeachment

Martha's Vineyard Times - 25 Jul 2018
Article II, Section 4, states that “the president, vice president, and all civil officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on impeachment for, and conviction of, treason, bribery, and other high crimes and misdemeanors.” Article III ...
united states presidential election, 1868

Experts: Middle-ground voters are key in midterm battles

Green Valley News - 25 Jul 2018
Voters are being flooded with political ads as candidates fight for attention in the waning weeks of the 2018 midterm primary. We spoke to two analysts who discussed the influence of federal races on local elections; midterm voter turnout; and the ...
united states presidential election, 1868

The Coming Constitutional Storm

The Weekly Standard - 30 Jul 2018
When asked in June whether the president could someday pardon Manafort if he were to be convicted in the course of the Robert Mueller probe, Rudy Giuliani told CNN, “When it's over, hey, he's the president of the United States, he retains his pardon ...
united states presidential election, 1868

Trump Steps Up Attacks on Mueller Probe

Yated.com - 08 Aug 2018
President Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe, pointing to the absence of evidence to justify allegations that members of Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to undermine the 2016 presidential election ...
united states presidential election, 1868

The Huns of August 2018

American Spectator - 01 Aug 2018
The Congressional Record of the 1868 debates on the Fourteenth Amendment's first clause settles the matter of interpretation of section 1: “subject to jurisdiction” means not merely subject to laws of the United States — a status that would make the ...

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